Forensic Majors Achievements

2019

Job Positions – Post Graduate  Forensic Alumni

Mr Andrew Tabatt got a job in the GBI lab  Moultrie  as a lab technician February 2020 ,  is a graduate of ASU forensic science degree program, graduated in 2016.

Deandra Francis got a job in Albany Police Department as a Crime Scene Technician February 2020 . She was the past president of the Forensic Science club and vice president of DDE.

Malette Adrianna got a job in Brookhaven Police department January 2020
Christiana Dun Atlanta Police Department
Alexis Bailey got a job as a Crime Scene Technician in Shalimar, Florida  since 16th December 2019.
Shaniece Makayla Castro became a Forensic Scientist at Quest Diagnostics, Atlanta

Specific Internship / Research performed

Name Semester Internship / Research
McCrae Da’ Monie 2019-20 Fall Spring GBI Internship Spring 2019- 2020, Sylvester GA
Kiandria Floyd 2019 Fall 12 week Internship with Albany Police academy , Crime scene visit and analysis
Darlene Mills 2019 Fall Research- Identification of the Binding strength of synthetic cannabinoids to serum proteins as compared to CB1
Alexis Cuff 2019 Fall Intern with Dr Fowler, Coroner , Dougherty county on four death cases
Makyah Clayton 2019 Fall

Review of research papers

Rapid Analysis of Cocaine in Saliva by Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Michael West 2019 Fall

Review of research papers

“Fire Arson and Explosives”
Alese Brown 2019 Spring Research on Identifying Human Touched Objects by Reverse Fingerprint Lifting
Teflon Marsham 2019 Fall Department of Justice, Virgin Island US

2017

Sample Khalil:
Attended the Summer research Experience at the Center for Statistics and Applications in forensic Science (CSAFE) at Iowa State University, Iowa from 30th May to August 4 , 2017
Adrew Kimble:
Attended the Summer research Experience at the Center for Statistics and Applications in forensic Science (CSAFE) at Iowa State University, Iowa from 30th May to August 4 , 2017
Alexis Bailey:
Summer research fellowship Furman University NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (Faculty research mentor: Dr; O.A. Vanderpuye) May-July, 2017, Greenville, SC
Christina Dunn:
Summer research fellowship, Furman University NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (Faculty research mentor: Dr; O.A. Vanderpuye) May-July, 2017, Greenville, SC
Alexis Lampkin:
American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Scholarship, July 2017
Ze’Andra Whitfield and Ashli Brown:
Society of Toxicology Travel Award, for March, 2017, San Antonio, TX
Alexis Bailey:
Southeastern Section of Society of Toxicology Travel Award, for October, 2017, Fort Valley, GA
Ze’Andra Whitfield:
Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Scientists Travel Award , November, 2017, Phoenix AZ
Ze’Andra Whitfield:
Emory University Student Research Symposium, September, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Alexius Lampkin:
Emory University Student Research Symposium, September, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Alexius Lampkin:
National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical engineers, November, 2017, Cincinnati, OH
Alexis Bailey (coauthor, Christina Dunn):
  1. Poster on p450 metabolism of synthetic cannabinoids – Society of Toxicology Southeastern Regional Meeting, October, 2017, Fort Valley State University, GA
  2. Poster on p450 metabolism of synthetic cannabinoids – Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, November, 2017, Charlotte, VA
Christina Dunn (co-author, Alexis Bailey):
  1. Poster on human liver microsomes metabolism of synthetic cannabinoids – Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Scientists, November, 2017, Phoenix, AZ
  2. Poster on human liver microsomes metabolism of synthetic cannabinoids – Black Doctoral Network , undergraduate poster session, October, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Deandra Francis:
Oral presentation on Terahertz spectroscopy identification of illicit drugs and explosives and spectral library construction- National Institute of Standards and Technology, SURF Colloquium Gaithersburg, MD, July, 2017.
Ze’Andra Whitfield:
  1. Poster on synthetic organic chemical synthesis – Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Scientists, November, 2017, Phoenix, AZ
  2. Poster on synthetic organic chemical synthesis – Emory University Student Research Symposium, September, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Kahlil Sample:
Poster on forensic steganography– Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Scientists, November, 2017, Phoenix, AZ
Alexius Lampkin:
  1. Poster on sum frequency generation IR analyses of collagen in microscopy of tissue- National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical engineers, November, 2017, Cincinnati, OH
  2. Poster on laser assisted microscopy imaging- Black Doctoral Network , undergraduate poster session, October, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Mercedes Fortune:
Poster on synthetic organic chemical synthesis – Emory University Student Research Symposium, September, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Ashley Walker:
Poster on organophosphorus nerve agent toxicity for mouse neuronal cell lines- Society of Toxicology Annual Conference, March 2017, San Antonio, TX
Ashley Walker:
Albany State University,6th Annual Undergraduate Research Regional Symposium, October, 2017,  research presentations were made by these and other forensic science students: Kahlil Sample, Andrew Kimble III, Da’monie McRae, Ashley Walker, Jasmine Thomas
Ashley Walker:
1st place award for oral presentation in STEM category went to Da’monie McRae for her presentation on: Quantification of blood cyanide using micro diffusion sample preparation and cobinamide spectrophotometric analysis
Ashley Walker:
1st place award for poster presentation in STEM category went to Ashley Walker for her poster on: Toxicology of mevinphos for NB41A3 mouse cell line
Jasmine Thomas:
Title of the research: Characterization of fingerprinting for forensic case studies – Fall 2017
Allen Tynesha:
Characterization of Fingerprints
Alexis Lampkin:
American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Scholarship. July 2017
Deandra Francis:
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, National Institute for Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, May-July 2017.
Alexis Bailey and Christina Dunn:
Research fellowship at Furman University NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (Faculty research mentor: Dr; O.A. Vanderpuye) May-July, 2017, Greenville, SC
Jasmine Thomas, Ze’Andra Whitfield, Shaniece DeCastro:
Research internship at University of California Irvine, Center for Chemistry at the Space Time Limit, Irvine, CA
Alexis Lampkin, Da’monie McRae:
Research internship at University of California Irvine, Pathways to Biophotonics and Bioengineering, Irvine, CA

Students Jobs and Graduate School

Jonathan Jones:
Teaching Assistant and current MS student in Chemistry at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Kirsti Gilmore:
Graduated MPH, University of Illinois, Chicago
Pamela Johnson:
was Forensic Technician with Dekalb County, GA Medical Examiner, currently technologist at Quest Diagnostics, Atlanta
Keonna Jones:
Pathologists Assistant, DeKalb County, GA, Medical Examiner
Victoria Stephens:
Post Baccalaureate program, (preparation for MD-Ph. D program application) Iowa State University, IA
Brandi Parker:
Crime Scene Investigator trainee, Atlanta Police Department